Parahelicoprion (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Eugeneodontiformes - Helicoprionidae

Parent taxon: Agassizodontidae according to M. Ginter et al. 2010

See also Merino-Rodo and Janvier 1986, Sepkoski 2002 and Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Campyloprion, Helicoprion, Hunanohelicoprion, Sinohelicoprion, Sarcoprion, Arpagodus, Agassizodus, Toxoprion

Subtaxa: Parahelicoprion mariosuarezi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Jacha Khatawi Hill, fish horizon 2, Yaurichambi (Permian of Bolivia)

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